http://www.slate.com/id/2262532/ Ok, fine the GOP are flaming hypocrites. But does that justify $2 trillion deficits by the Democrats as far as the eye can see? Does Anne Applebaum favor a scorched-earth policy to "get even" with the nasty, hypocritical GOP? The new GOP candidates have nothing to do with the over-spending incumbents, just check out Chris Christie in New Jersey. He has kept his word regarding taxes and spending.